Put an End to Annoying Cell Phone Spam

Stern, Zack
December 2008
PCWorld;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p128
The article offers tips on how cellular telephone users in the U.S. can stop spammers from intruding on their private mobile life by keeping unwanted text messages, e-mail, and voice calls from reaching their cell phones. One can disable or modify their phone's e-mail address to block unwanted messages, while still permitting ordinary text messages from other phones. Users must be aware that text-message blocking methods vary slightly from carrier to carrier. Using a Web-based filter to sort out all messages before they even reach the phone's mail client is a great way to reduce the flow of spam. INSET: Stop Text Spam With Your Carrier's Tools.


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